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Pope sends message to Bose ecumenical conference

Pope Francis has sent a message to the head of the Bose monastic community to mark the opening of their 25th international ecumenical conference on Orthodox spirituality. The Bose community, based in northern Italy, was founded in December 1965 on the day that the Second Vatican Council concluded its work. It currently numbers around 80 members, men and women [...]

Letter #32, 2016: Back from Greece

April 16, 2016, Saturday -- Pope Returns to Rome from the Island of Lesbos, Greece, Gives Airplane Press Conference, and... ...Twelve Refugees Return with Pope Francis to the Vatican Twelve Syrian refugees in three families board a plane with Pope Francis at the airport of Mytilene, Lesbos, Greece, on April 16, Reuters photo Pope [...]

Letter #31, 2016: Bernie Meets Francis at 6 a.m.

April 16, 2016, Friday -- Bernie Meets Francis at 6 a.m. in the Domus Santa Marta as the Pope Leaves for Greece A Brief Meeting Outside the Breakfast Room In the end, Bernie Sanders met Pope Francis, briefly. It happened at about 6 a.m. this morning, outside the dining room of the Domus Santa Marta, where [...]

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